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• Linear Technology Corp. jumped 11 percent, the largest gain in the S&P 500. The Milpitas, Calif.-based circuit maker said it expects revenue to rise between 4 percent and 8 percent in its third quarter following strong order increases in December and January. It also raised its dividend by a penny to 25 cents per share.

• Cash America International Inc. sank 6.2 percent after the payday lender and pawnshop operator cut its earnings forecast.